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#3262662 - 06/06/13 09:12 AM Never too old to learn.
Yank
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Well, I kinda hate to share this but I will. My 10 year old has been hot after me to take him fishing, but between work and the rainy weather every weekend I haven't had the chance. So instead, he's piled up watching youtube fishing videos everytime I let him on the computer.

This past weekend I finally get a chance to take him but due to selling my big boat a few years back all I have is a Scanoe. So I throw it on the truck and we head to Nickajack. We get there and wait out a brief rain shower, and my boy walks down to the waters edge and ask what the water temp is, and if I knew the PH?? He then drops a lure in the water and says the visibility is about 10". \:\)

We'll, we get out there paddling around and I find a little drop off in about 8' to 12' of water and this kid starts cranking a crankbait like he's on a Pro Bass team. Needless to say; It was the most exciting 2 1/2 hours fishing of my life. We caught 20 plus bass all over 2.5 lbs. And he hung a monster that got away and stripped all the gears out of his Zebco 33. I wouldn't have beleived it if I hadn't been there. Y'all enjoy the pics.











Edited by Yank (06/06/13 09:15 AM)
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#3262670 - 06/06/13 09:22 AM Re: Never too old to learn. [Re: Yank]
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#3262683 - 06/06/13 09:40 AM Re: Never too old to learn. [Re: Woodson223]
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Awesome and congrats to the lil man!
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#3262705 - 06/06/13 10:08 AM Re: Never too old to learn. [Re: Winchester]
catman529
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That's awesome, congrats to him. He needs a better reel now, he's already outgrown it
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#3262732 - 06/06/13 10:43 AM Re: Never too old to learn. [Re: catman529]
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Awesome
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#3262733 - 06/06/13 10:44 AM Re: Never too old to learn. [Re: catman529]
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Way to go to both of you. I agree with catman, get that kid a real reel.
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#3262807 - 06/06/13 12:30 PM Re: Never too old to learn. [Re: Dbllunger]
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Man that's awesome! And I know your doing a great job of raising that boy, just look at his hat! ;\)
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#3262810 - 06/06/13 12:32 PM Re: Never too old to learn. [Re: CATCHDAWG]
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that's great!
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#3263006 - 06/06/13 03:47 PM Re: Never too old to learn. [Re: Football Hunter]
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Nothing like taking a kid fishing and seeing that smile. My 5 year old is eat up with it right now.
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#3263066 - 06/06/13 05:43 PM Re: Never too old to learn. [Re: TN Larry]
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Can you pm me the spot LOL
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#3263135 - 06/06/13 08:21 PM Re: Never too old to learn. [Re: dryhorn2]
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Congrats to both of you! I think he is hooked now.
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#3263156 - 06/06/13 08:55 PM Re: Never too old to learn. [Re: Yank]
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Thanks guys, and yeah he's hooked! ;\) He's got me looking for another bass boat. lol
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#3263176 - 06/06/13 09:23 PM Re: Never too old to learn. [Re: Yank]
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#3263189 - 06/06/13 09:45 PM Re: Never too old to learn. [Re: RUGER]
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congrats
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#3263198 - 06/06/13 10:20 PM Re: Never too old to learn. [Re: Yank]
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 Originally Posted By: Yank
Thanks guys, and yeah he's hooked! ;\) He's got me looking for another bass boat. lol

Awesome! Congrats.
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#3263364 - 06/07/13 09:23 AM Re: Never too old to learn. [Re: AllOutdoors]
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One of the best feel good post I have read in a while. Man you sure did find a little drop off place. I have a feeling you know your way around the water like a guide or something.
Congrats on a fine looking boy and raising him up right.
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#3263423 - 06/07/13 11:27 AM Re: Never too old to learn. [Re: Paul Burns]
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that's awesome!
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#3264879 - 06/09/13 08:36 PM Re: Never too old to learn. [Re: mathews338]
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